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Choosing the preventive workload in general practice: practical application of the Coronary Prevention Group guidelines and Dundee coronary risk-disk.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the workload implications for general practice of the Coronary Prevention Group and British Heart Foundation action plan for preventing heart disease. DESIGN: Computer simulation of plan, including calculation of Dundee risk scores, with data from OXCHECK trial. SUBJECTS: 4759 patients aged 35-64 who had health checks during 1989-91. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Effect of using different risk scores as thresholds on workload and coverage of patients at known risk. Thresholds ...

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10.1136/bmj.305.6847.227

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
305
Issue:
6847
Pages:
227-231
Publication date:
1992-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:b5b714a4-0016-40f6-85bf-d3401f774f07
Source identifiers:
430835
Local pid:
pubs:430835

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